Big K.R.I.T. Drops Mixtape—Leaves Def Jam Records

The Mississippi rapper has decided to part ways with the label that signed him back in 2010.   Big K.R.I.T. released twelve freestyles this past Tuesday as part of his surprise “12 for 12” series. Following the release of the final track, K.R.I.T. tweeted that he will no longer be signed to Def Jam Records—terminating the…

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Joe Budden Enters Beef with Drake and Meek Mill

Joe Budden

Joe Budden has taken to social media in recent weeks to express his displeasure with the Toronto and Philadelphia based artists. The Slaughterhouse member first mentioned Drake on his podcast  titled, I’ll Name This Podcast Later, following the release of Drake’s Views in May. Budden claimed that Drake sounded “uninspired” throughout the project but praised the…

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Desiigner Drops ‘New English’ – Expands Internet Fame

The Brooklyn rapper has commanded the spotlight in recent weeks, immediately preceding his debut mixtape, “New English.” The summer of 2016 has so far been the summer of “Panda.” Following the song’s sampling on Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo and its chart topping early in the year, Desiigner has been signed to West’s GOOD Music label…

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5 Music Genres to Improve Your Hip-Hop Style

5 Music Genres

Throughout rap history, innovative music has gained fame. If you want to make a name for yourself, you’ll need to study more than just hip-hop. Since its inception in the Bronx during the 1970s, hip-hop and rap music have been influenced by various genres of music. From funk and soul to hard rock, hip-hop has been…

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Dave East Blowing Up Summer 2016

Dave East

Harlem rapper Dave East has started his summer by blowing up in the hip-hop world. David Brewster, better known by his stage name Dave East, has made a name for himself in the rap game over the past several years. In 2010, he released his first mixtape, Change of Plans. Between then and 2014, he released four…

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